Northern Colorado Bears vs. Montana Grizzlies - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montana Grizzlies (9-6) at Northern Colorado Bears (4-12)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Butler-Hancock Hall)
The Line: Northern Colorado Bears +7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Northern Colorado Bears will host the Montana Grizzlies this Thursday.
The Northern Colorado Bears come into this game with a 4-12 record and are currently 10th in the Big Sky. The Bears have lost their past 3 games with their most recent game being a 85-68 loss to Weber. Through 16 games this season the Bears have been led by Anthony Johnson who is averaging 14.4 points per game and 4.6 rebounds.
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The Montana Grizzlies come into this game with a 9-6 record and are currently 1st in the Big Sky. The Grizzlies have won their past 5 games and will try to make it 6 in a row with a win against Northern Colorado. Through 15 games this season the leading scorer for the Grizzlies has been Martin Breunig who is averaging 17.3 points per game and 9.2 rebounds. Walter Wright is second on the team with 11.5 points per game and 4.5 assists.
The Montana Grizzlies are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following an against the spread win. The Grizzlies are 1-4-2 against the spread in their last 7 Thursday games. Northern Colorado is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. The Bears are 3-10-1 against the spread in their last 14 Thursday games.
The Northern Colorado Bears have been struggling losing their past 3 games and losing 12 games this season. Montana on the other hand has won their past 5 games and will likely win this one as well. I like Montana to cover this spread on the road.